Lectures: you should attend two hours of each lecture stream each week, making a total of four hours.
Tutorials: you should attend one tutorial each week.
Required and Recommended Texts and/or Materials
The required text for MATH232 is available for download on
You should download and study these.
The online notes are intended primarily as a source of reference. These are not intended to be treated as the only source for learning.
The following texts provide useful references for various sections of the course:
- A. Pinkus & S. Zafrany, Fourier Series and Integral Transforms, Cambridge University Press, 1997. (QA404.P56 1997)
- E. Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Wiley (several editions) (QA401.K7)
- F. B. Hildebrand, Advanced Calculus for Applications, Prentice-Hall, 1962 (QA303.H55)
- R. Knobel, R. An introduction to the mathematical theory of waves, American Mathematical Society, 1999 (QA927.K963/1999).
- G. Fulford, P. Forrester & A. Jones, Modelling with Differential and Difference Equations/i>, Cambridge University Press, 1997 (QA401.F85)
- G. D. Smith, Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations, Oxford University Press, 2nd /3rd Edition (QA374.S56/1978, 1985)
- K.K. Tung, Topics in Mathematical Modelling, Princeton University Press, 2007.
Other similar texts are available in the Library.
Technology Used and Required
Students are expected to have access to an internet enabled computer with a web browser and Adobe Reader software. Several areas of the university provide wireless access for portable computers. There are computers for student use in the Library and in the Numeracy Centre (C5A 255).
Difficulties with your home computer or internet connection do not constitute a reasonable excuse for lateness of, or failure to submit, assessment tasks.